The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter payout for UFC 98 “Evans vs. Machida”. Rashad Evans lost his UFC light heavyweight title, but picked up 200k for his performance on Saturday night. On the other side of the spectrum, Brandon Wolff pulled in a measly 3k for his loss to Yoshiyuki Yoshida on the undercard. The UFC 98 attendance was solid, drawing in 13,000 attendees to gross a $3.4 million dollars in gate revenue.
Total Disclosed Payouts: $957,000
Drew McFedries – $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Xavier Foupas-Pokam – $6,000
McFedries defeated Foupas-Pokam via technical knockout (strikes) in round one